2015 Celebration Concert Series

We are busy putting together another great season of Celebration Concerts, be sure to check back often for updates to the list below!

You won't want to miss even one of the shows in this season of Tri States Public Radio Celebration Concerts.

This year, we will continue our new tradition of taking the show on the road!  While most of the concerts will be in the Vallillo/Holtz Performance Studio in our offices in Macomb, we will continue branching out to other venues around the Tri-state area.

Tickets may be ordered online by clicking the links provided in the show descriptions below, or call 800-895-2912 between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm Monday-Friday to order your tickets. Tickets are $10 for Tri States Public Radio members; $15 for non-members. *All shows begin at 7:00pm, unless otherwise noted.*

Sorry, NO REFUNDS!

Everyone is encouraged to bring along a non-perishable food Item or personal care item for the local food pantry.

2015 Celebration Concert Series
2:48 pm
Thu January 15, 2015

William Elliott Whitmore- Feb. 7, 2015 Vallillo/Holtz Performance Studio

William Elliott Whitmore has been building a reputation as an absolutely stirring live performer able to convert crowds with just his banjo and voice. Creative Loafing stated, “Whitmore writes songs as honest as Abe Lincoln, takes to the road to share these songs with rooms full of people who’ve likely never heard them, and turns these strangers into fanatics nightly” while the Seattle Times offered, “You hear the diesel engine growl of his voice, the century of blues and folk tradition behind his banjo-driven stomps, the everyday relevance of his lyrics, and you succumb."

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2015 Celebration Concert Series
2:47 pm
Thu January 15, 2015

Adam and Chris Carroll- April 4, 2015 Vallillo/Holtz Performance Studio

Adam and Chris Carroll

A Texas Songwriter born and raised, Adam Carroll takes the events of ordinary lives and turns them into deeply moving, often humorous songs.

With seven Indie CDs supporting regular tours across the USA, Canada and Europe as “one of the hippest songwriters on the Texas music landscape”, this engaging Americana guitar-picker has earned further critical acclaim with song placements in the Grammy nominated film, Country Strong and others.

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2015 Celebration Concert Series
2:46 pm
Thu January 15, 2015

Victor & Penny- September 12, 2015 The Box in Galesburg

Victor and Penny
victorandpenny.com

Victor & Penny hail from Kansas City, MO, America’s roaring 1920s “Paris of the Plains.” With tight vocal harmonies, fearless feats of guitar daring and a fiery ukulele, Victor & Penny bring a modern voice to prohibition era jazz and clever original tunes. Celebrating a time when style mattered, antique pop duo Victor & Penny impress and delight with charm and hot licks - they are "...an absolute rollicking blast."

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2015 Celebration Concert Series
2:46 pm
Thu January 15, 2015

Mother Banjo- October 10, 2015 Vallillo/Holtz Performance Studio

Ellen Stanley
motherbanjo.com

Featuring Ellen Stanley on banjo and vocals, Mother Banjo is a New England-raised, Minneapolis-based songwriter. Called “an outstanding poet” (Inside Bluegrass), she was a Midwest Finalist for the prestigious Mountain Stage NewSong Contest and has been featured nationally on SiriusXM Radio and CMT.com.

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